Examine the importance of professional associations in psychiatry nursing. In a 750‐1,000-word, provide a detailed overview of a professional nursing organization in the US and its advantages for members.
Describe the organization and its significance to nurses in the specialty area. Include its purpose, mission, and vision. Describe the overall benefits, or “perks,” of being a member. Explain why it is important for a nurse in this specialty field to network. Discuss how this organization creates networking opportunities for nurses. Discuss how the organization keeps its members informed of health care changes and changes to practice that affect the specialty area. Discuss opportunities for continuing education and professional development. APA 2007 incitation and references with at least 4 sources relevant to the topic is necessary.